Choosing the right canoe, kayak and gear is essential for maximising your fun and enjoyment out on the water. Here at Canoe & Kayak UK we have over twenty years of industry knowledge and ten years of testing and reviewing canoeing & kayaking equipment. From whitewater kayaks to inflatable canoes, sea kayaks to Sit-on-Tops, accessories, paddles, safety and rescue gear… The whole kit and caboodle. We’ve collated a comprehensive collection of canoe, kayak and gear reviews to make your choices at your local retailer clearer. Just select the type of gear or boat your looking for from the buttons below and away you go.
There is nothing better than paddling your sea fishing kayak out on a sunny Sunday morning, sitting back and waiting for your first catch.
In calm conditions just about any kayak with decent storage space will do, but these aren't the conditions that you need...
Back in the day, the only choice you really had to decide on when it came to a helmet was the colour, as the choices available to paddlers was sparse, to say the least. This is no longer the case, thankfully. So we put together this guide to the best kayak helmets.
Immersion suits, or as they are more commonly known, dry suits, have become increasingly popular over the last few years. Nowadays the best dry suits are built with paddlers in mind, so they don't limit performance and movement. Read our dry suit group test now.
Summer paddling is great and when the sun finally deems to pop its head out, or if you decide to head off to warmer climes, then donning a full on long-sleeved cag can be a bit on the warm side. That is why we have compiled this list of the best short sleeved cags. Read the article now.
A good dry cag is an essential mainstay in many a paddler’s gear bag. So, we put the best dry cags available to the test to bring you a definitive answer to the question of what is the best dry cag. Read the post now.
As it comes time to pack away the board shorts for another year, we put a selection of the best dry trousers on the market to the test to help you to find the right trousers for you. Read the best dry trousers group test now.
Your river shoes will have a HUGE effect on your comfort whilst paddling out on the water. So you should spend some time picking the right pair. To help you do just that, we ran a river shoes group test. Read our findings below.
The Everest is a great boat, and we thoroughly enjoyed testing it. We were pleasantly surprised by how versatile this 'specialist' kayak is, and we would recommend it for pretty much all straight up river trips. Read the full review now.
The Riot Thunder is jack of all trades, made to sit comfortably in steady river or hole and all the same riding a wave in the ocean. Does it meet these needs though and would we recommend it? Find out now in our review.